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What is the difference between a license and a permit in Florida?

by Lisa on Oct 03, 2012.
Filed under: Florida Florida Driver's License Written Test, Florida Learner's Permit Test, Florida Motorcycle Written Test Driver's License, Learner's Permit, Motorcycle
The state of Florida offers residents a learner's license, intermediate license and a Class E license. The learner's license and intermediate license are similar to other state's learner's permits and allow young drivers learning to drive restricted opportunities to gain driving skills. An unrestricted license allows drivers to drive at any time of day and without the presence of a licensed driver in the car. h3. A Learner's License A Learner's license is available to those at least 1... Read More

I just moved to Florida. How do I get my Florida license and get my vehicle registered?

by Lisa on Sep 26, 2012.
Filed under: Florida Florida Driver's License Written Test, Florida Learner's Permit Test, Florida Motorcycle Written Test Driver's License, Learner's Permit, Motorcycle
Florida grants reciprocation with all states, meaning that someone with a valid license from another state in the United States will not need to take a written test, vision test nor a driving skills test in order to obtain a Florida license. To obtain a Florida license, you will need your valid license and you will need to visit the DMV, complete appropriate forms and pay appropriate fees. If you do not have a valid license, then you will need to apply for your first-time Florida licens... Read More

What is the difference between a driver's license and a permit in NC? What kinds of permits does NC offer?

by Lisa on Sep 25, 2012.
Filed under: North Carolina North Carolina Driver's License Written Test, North Carolina Learner's Permit Test, North Carolina Motorcycle Written Test Driver's License, Learner's Permit, Motorcycle
An unrestricted NC driver license allows a driver to drive without restrictions. NC offers several different kinds of driving permits to allow drivers to safely learn to drive before applying for a driver license. North Carolina offers a limited learner's permit level I and level II, a learner's permit and a driver's license. h2. Limited Learner's Permit Level I The limited learner's permit is available for those age 15 to 18 that are learning to drive. During the first... Read More

I just moved to North Carolina.  How do I get my NC license and my vehicle registered?

by Lisa on Sep 20, 2012.
Filed under: North Carolina North Carolina Driver's License Written Test, North Carolina Learner's Permit Test, North Carolina Motorcycle Written Test Commercial Driver's Licence, Driver's License, Learner's Permit, Motorcycle
In North Carolina, new residents must first obtain a NC driver’s license BEFORE registering their vehicle.   New residents have up to 60 days after establishing residency to obtain a NC license or learner permit.   If you hold a commercial driver license from another jurisdiction and wish to maintain a commercial license, you must apply for and receive a North Carolina commercial license within 30 days after becoming a resident. New residents in NC applying for a Class C (general ... Read More

Why do 70% fail their DMV test? The Tests are TRICKY!

by Joshua on Sep 19, 2012.
Filed under: California Commercial Driver's Licence, Driver's License, Learner's Permit, Motorcycle
_This is part two in the "Why do 70% fail their DMV test?" series._ p. In part I of this series we discussed the "I know how to drive" complex that many of us suffer from. Simply put, many of us have been driving for years but due to a move or age we are forced to take the driving written test again. Very annoying. p. We go in all cocky thinking we know all the rules and laws and BAM - EPIC FAIL. We simply didn't realize that we only use about 20% of what we had to learn to get our ... Read More